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Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

🕔20:26, 28.Jul 2015

This must be one of those relapses into complete chaos Manipur periodically goes through. The Inner Line Permit System, ILPS, issue which had been simmering all along, suddenly came to a boil with the unfortunate death of a school boy

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Corrosive corruption

Corrosive corruption

🕔20:25, 27.Jul 2015

If the governments in the decades that have gone by, had ensured that at least the education sector in Manipur was untouched by corruption, the state today would have been shining much brighter. In all probability, there would have been

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Damned by Sekmai dam

Damned by Sekmai dam

🕔22:58, 26.Jul 2015

The collapse on July 23, of the Sekmai River Lift Irrigation (RLI) Scheme dam built on the Imphal River under the sponsorship of NEC at the cost of Rs. 4.22 crores, should simply be the limit of public tolerance of

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Governance by demand

Governance by demand

🕔20:22, 22.Jul 2015

It is a scathing commentary on the quality of political leadership in Manipur that governance in the state, especially on important and sensitive matters, has been all along a knee-jerk reaction affair. The familiar pattern has been and still is,

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Change the question

Change the question

🕔20:51, 21.Jul 2015

The street agitation in Imphal and other valley districts in support of the demand for the introduction of the Inner Line Permit System in the state, has somewhat cooled, but it is certainly not over yet. There is still an

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Pitfalls of passion

Pitfalls of passion

🕔21:38, 20.Jul 2015

There is a lovely passage in James Joyce`s `Ulysses` which gives the readers a rather unusual insight into racism. Stephen Dedalus, a protagonist of the novel had just joined a school in his hometown Dublin as a young teacher, and

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Colonisation v Indigenisation

Colonisation v Indigenisation

🕔20:15, 19.Jul 2015

It is difficult to do a running commentary on issues with such deep roots as the indigenous people`™s movement, of which without doubt the current agitation in the valley districts of Manipur is a part. However, difficult though it is,

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Who leaders lead

Who leaders lead

🕔22:50, 16.Jul 2015

The current crisis over the demand for the implementation of the Inner Line Permit System, among others, has brought to the fore once again the dilemma of who is a leader. It has also yet again brought out the familiar

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Write or be written

Write or be written

🕔19:53, 15.Jul 2015

Plenty of debates had been generated and are still being generated on the explosive issue of preserving the indigenous face of Manipur, especially after the death of a young school boy, Sapam Robinhood, 16. Although initially there were little coming

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Heroism and perfidy

Heroism and perfidy

🕔20:50, 13.Jul 2015

No surprises at all that trying times throw up stories of courage. From Mao Gate to Imphal, from Oinam to Tipaimukh, Manipur has been no stranger to this universal truth that tragedies always have had their shares of heroism. The

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